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Top events in London on Wed 11th Mar 2020

This lecture will explore how this bloody crisis shaped myths of Japanese cruelty and cults of Catholic sanctity in Europe, while also precipitating the 250-year ‘closing’ of Japan and the intense piety of a small remnant of underground Japanese Christians.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Maya Goodfellow will examine the UK’s hostility toward certain groups of immigrants and unpick anti-immigration narratives to argue for a positive understanding of immigration.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This exhibition commemorates 100 years of nursing registration in the UK by delving into the heated arguments that characterised the registration debate.
“Wake Up Slackers!” The Great Registration Controversy
event time 9am to 7pm
 Harley Street
 Ends on Fri, 20th Mar
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Explore the contrasting worlds of Japan’s urban future and rural traditions in WOW’s new digital art installation.
WOW: City Lights and Woodland Shade
event time 10am to 8pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 22nd Mar
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Japan House presents two installations by WOW looking at both the urban future and timelessness of rural Japan.
WOW: City Lights and Woodland Shade Digital art encounters with Japan
event time 10am to 8pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 22nd Mar
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Intrinsically bound to German identity and the upheaval that followed the First World War, Notgeld is a fascinating microcosm of public feeling in post-war Germany.
Currency in crisis - German emergency money 1914-1924
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 29th Mar
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This exhibition tells the story of the print industry across the 20th century, focussing on the east London boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Lightboxes + Lettering
event time 10am to 5pm
 Bow
 Ends on Sun, 29th Mar
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Glowing arches fill Granary Square at Kings Cross during the winter months.
Space Frames
event time 4pm to 10pm
 Kings Cross
 Ends on Tue, 31st Mar
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Explore one of the most audacious crimes of the 20th Century and the subsequent investigation, alongside other stories of crime through the post.
The Great Train Robbery: Crime & The Post
event time 10am to 5pm
 Farringdon
 Ends on Tue, 31st Mar
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This exhibition marks 50 years since the beginnings of two significant social movements in the UK: the first women’s liberation conference in Oxford and the first UK meeting of the Gay Liberation Front at LSE.
Social Revolution: women's liberation and gay liberation in the 1970s and 80s
event time 9am to 7pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Fri, 3rd Apr
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Peeling back the surface of existence to reveal what lies under the skin. An exhibition exploring the unsettling beauty of the human body from the medieval age to the contemporary world.
Under the skin: anatomy, art and identity
event time 9am to 5pm
 Camden
 Ends on Fri, 3rd Apr
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The Tate Modern hall is filled with a 13-metre tall working fountain inspired by the Victoria Memorial in front of Buckingham Palace, London.
Kara Walker
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 5th Apr
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Walking tours of London on Wednesday 11th March 2020

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Roman London Walking Tour

Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange - grand buildings in the heart of a city where big money and history are still being made.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2020-03-11
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City Highlights Guided Walk

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 21st Mar at 06:15pm